Development Department

Bill Gray, Planning and Community Development Director

P. (719) 689-3588   F. (719) 689-3288
Customer Service Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Click HERE to send the Development Department an email



The Office of Planning and Community Development (Development, Planning and Zoning, Building Permits and Inspections, Code Enforcement, Historic Preservation and Mt Pisgah Cemetery):

As of 17 March 2020 we will work remotely and have limited office hours to maintain our services as a direct response to the City’s efforts to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Even though we are implementing limited office hours during this time, our office is closed to the public. Members of the public may contact us for assistance by telephone or email as listed below:


Bill Gray

Office: 719-689-3588

Mobile: 719-424-8757



Renee Mueller

Office: 719-689-3905

Mobile: 406-941-0165



The Development Department is comprised of three departments: Building, Planning, and Historic Preservation. A summary of the essential responsibilities of each department is located on their corresponding department links.

Mission Statement:

To develop and apply land use, building and historic preservation regulations that retain the quality of life and heritage of the Cripple Creek community. In administering these programs and assisting civilians, the department goal is to provide timely and cost-effective services in a fair and consistent manner.


View the Cripple Creek Master Plan


Note: An inspector shall, based on that inspector’s familiarity with the installer, require each individual doing electrical or plumbing work as defined by 12-23-101 definitions or 12-58-102 definitions C.R.S. respectively, to produce documentation showing they are a currently licensed Colorado state electrician/plumber or a registered apprentice.